Faith, Awareness and Action: Addressing Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence

    Faith, Awareness and ActionDate: October 29, 2014

    Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Location: University of Dayton River Campus, 1700 S. Patterson Blvd.

 Tony Talbott

    Phone number: 937-229-4326

    The purpose of this conference is to equip people of faith with information about domestic violence and human trafficking and how they can respond in order to save lives. The special keynote speaker will be Ohio Representative Teresa Fodor, sponsor of Ohio Human Trafficking legislation. Program topics will include:

    • Introduction to Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence
    • "What's Faith Got to do with it?"
    • How to Involve Men
    • Tools for Equipping Religious Leaders
    • Impact on Children
    • Responders to Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence
    • Legislation and Laws
    • Panel of Survivors
    • "Taking it Home! How Can We Make a Difference?"

    This event is open to the public. Tickets are required with a registration fee of $25. Registration begins August 1, 2014.

    This conference is held in conjunction with Graphic Awareness: Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence, a Department of Art and Design student exhibition. Learn more >>

    List of Co-sponsors and Supporting Involvement:


    • Abolition Ohio
    • Greater Dayton Christian Connections
    • Harriett L. Miller Women’s Center, United Theological Seminary
    • Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton
    • Miami Valley District, UMC
    • Dayton Mercy Society
    • Presbyterian Church (USA)
    • United Against Violence of Greater Dayton, Sponsored by Samaritan Behavioral Health
    • The Episcopal Church of Southern Ohio
    • Miami Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
    • United Theological Seminary
    • University of Dayton
    • Western Ohio Annual Conference, the United Methodist Church

    Supporting Involvement:

    • Artemis Center
    • Be Free Dayton
    • Church Women United - Dayton
    • Family Violence Prevention Center - Greene County
    • General Board of Church & Society, United Methodist Church
    • Good Samaritan Hospital
    • Interfaith Forum of Greater Dayton
    • Islamic Society of Greater Dayton
    • Miami Valley District United Methodist Women
    • Miami Valley Islamic Association
    • Oasis House
    • Southern Christian Leadership Council -Dayton
    • West Ohio Annual Conference United Methodist Women
    • YWCA Battered Women Project